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What’s in a Game?

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Stories from The Patch, Uncategorized | 0 comments

What’s in a game? Most would say fun and entertainment, but at The Cabbage Patch, we look a little deeper and find opportunities to engage children in important lessons. The trick of educating children while they think they are playing is what makes our Educational Opportunities department so successful.

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Making History at the 2015 Annual Auction

Posted by on Nov 19, 2015 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

When the time came to develop a theme for the 2015 Annual Auction, we looked to the success stories of our alumni for inspiration. Many Cabbage Patch members have made history in their families by becoming the first to go to college, the first to earn a degree…the first to show future generations what is possible. Where can history go from there? The accomplishment of just one person may seem small, but the influence can be enormous! It may inspire the first female President or the first cure for a disease. We make history by driving the message “you can!” home, one child at a time.

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Out of the City and Into Adventure!

Posted by on Aug 10, 2015 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

Swoop! Swoop! “What was that?”

Campers who had traveled to The Great Smoky Mountains as part of our Travel Camp had just set out on a night hike when something seemed to be flying overhead. They had left their flashlights at camp in order to better appreciate the natural beauty of the dark woods, so they stood still and waited for the moon to shed a little light on the mystery. Two giant owls glided into view, and the teens excitedly watched their treetop dance.

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Giddy Up and Go with HOOF!

Posted by on Jun 22, 2015 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

What can you learn from a horse? Some lessons are simple: perhaps you are afraid to get in the saddle, but you build courage by riding anyway. Some lessons are a little more complex: the way you lead a horse is a lot like leading people…are you patient? Do you work with the horse or get frustrated if he doesn’t obey?

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Instructor Brings her Creative Journey to The Patch!

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in Stories from The Patch | 0 comments

At the Cabbage Patch, we have a team of specialized staff members, and it is their enthusiasm and expertise that make our programs truly unique. Because our teachers are committed to their personal exploration and success, they are wonderful role models for children who want to expand their horizons. Recently, our Recreation and Youth Development Specialist Elizabeth, who designs and runs art programs and camps at The Patch, journeyed to Japan and spent two weeks learning to make different kinds of threads from silk cocoons.

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